Borough of Kenilworth, NJ
Union County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Kenilworth: Art. I, 5-22-1951 as Ord. No. 274; Art. II, 5-22-1951 as Ord. No. 273. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Sewers — See Ch. 158.
[Adopted 5-22-1951 as Ord. No. 274]

§ 45-1 Authorization to enter into agreement.

This borough shall, and is hereby authorized to, enter into an agreement with the Boroughs of Garwood and Roselle Park, the City of Rahway, the Town of Westfield and the Townships of Cranford, Clark, Springfield and Woodbridge, municipal corporations of the State of New Jersey all situate in the County of Union except the Township of Woodbridge which is situate in the County of Middlesex, superseding the present contracts therewith providing for the maintenance and operation of the Rahway Valley Joint Meeting trunk sewer and sewage treatment plant and providing, among other things, for the formation of a sewerage authority pursuant to the Sewerage Authorities Law of the State of New Jersey and, on certain terms, the conveyance and transfer to said sewerage authority, when formed, of the right, title and interest of this borough in and to certain real and personal property now under the control of said Rahway Valley Joint Meeting.

§ 45-2 Mayor authorized to act on behalf of borough.

Said agreement shall be substantially in the form thereof on file in the office of the Borough Clerk and hereby approved, and the Mayor be and hereby is authorized and directed to execute on behalf of the borough said agreement under the corporate seal of the borough, which shall be affixed and attested by the Borough Clerk, and to deliver the same for and on behalf of the borough.
[Adopted 5-22-1951 as Ord. No. 273]

§ 45-3 Formation of Authority.

This borough, acting in concert with and upon the consideration of the adoption of parallel ordinances in the Boroughs of Garwood and Roselle Park, the City of Rahway, the Town of Westfield and the Townships of Cranford, Clark, Springfield and Woodbridge, municipal corporations of the State of New Jersey all situate in the County of Union except the Township of Woodbridge which is situate in the County of Middlesex, shall join with said municipal corporations in the formation of a sewerage authority.

§ 45-4 Statutory authority.

Pursuant to the provisions of the Sewerage Authorities Law (P.L. 1946, c. 138) of the State of New Jersey,[1] there is hereby created a public body corporate and politic under the name and style of the "Rahway Valley Sewerage Authority," the district of which, as defined in said Sewerage Authorities Law, shall consist of the area within the territorial boundaries of this borough and the other municipal corporations named above. The Rahway Valley Sewerage Authority hereby created is a sewerage authority as contemplated and provided for by said Sewerage Authorities Law and shall have and exercise all of the powers and perform all of the duties provided for by said Sewerage Authorities Law and any other statutes heretofore or hereafter enacted and applicable thereto.
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Editor's Note: See N.J.S.A. 40:14A-1 et seq.

§ 45-5 Membership.

The Rahway Valley Sewerage Authority shall consist of nine members, of whom one shall be appointed by the governing body of this borough and one by the governing body of each of the other municipal corporations named above, to serve for terms as in said statute provided.

§ 45-6 Compensation.

[Amended 1-22-1980 by Ord. No. 80-2; 4-22-1998 by Ord. No. 98-11[1]]
No member shall receive greater compensation than at the rate of $100 per meeting for his or her attendance at regular or special meetings of the Sewerage Authority, or committees thereof, and not more than $1,500 in any calendar year; except that the Chairman/Chairwoman shall receive such compensation as the Sewerage Authority shall fix, not to exceed $2,000 during his or her one-year term of office.
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Editor's Note: This ordinance also provided that the compensation provided for herein shall be retroactive to 1-1-1998.